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i know we all are so tired of hearing the ‘c’ word but this is important and i needed to get your attention! if you’re planning on getting married in 2020 (or let’s be real, early 2021 too), you might want to try this simple, easy hack to make all of your guests + vendors […]

One Way to Have a COVID Safe Wedding in 2020

HAPPY ONE YEAR WEDDING ANNIVERSARY KATIE + COLE!!!! (better late than never on the blog post, right? right) I can’t believe your beautiful wedding was already one year ago! Last year today was warm and sunny and warm. Today is stormy and raining so it’s the perfect time to look back on such a sunny […]

Katie + Cole’s Summer Wedding on the Eastern Shore

A few months ago, I posted a blog with a Spring, dream wedding mood board for couples and it was a hit! So, without further ado, here is my Summer 2020 dream wedding mood board. If you know me, you know I love all things celestial. Stars are my faaaavorite thing. I’ve even taken an […]

Summer 2020 Dream Wedding Mood Board

Photography is one of those things that you just have to do in-person. Right? Well…it’s become very hard to do that as of late, so we photogs have had to get a bit more creative not only with how we shoot, but how we make an income. So here are 6 ways as a photog […]

6 Ways Photographers Can Make Money During Quarantine

I’m not really sure what to say for this blog post, I think the ‘things’ listed below speak for themselves. SOO I’ll just get right into it. The point of this, is to expose couples who are getting married to some awesome, totally customizable, creative, dynamic, awesome (yes I said that twice) details to incorporate […]

Creative Decor Items to Incorporate Into Your Wedding

This cozy winter elopement styled shoot blog has been two (three?) years in the making. So you’ll have to bear with me because these photos are old, and if I were to have this shoot over again, there are MANY things I would do differently. However, this was the first styled shoot I organized, and […]

Cozy Winter Elopement Styled Shoot // Easton, Maryland

Sasha + Brandon eloped on Leap Day, and it was the sweetest wedding. these two tied the knot in Brandon’s mom’s backyard in downtown Annapolis with their closest family and friends. The day started with Sasha getting ready at the house of her sister-in-law-to-be, while Brandon, his brother/best man and their friends got a drink […]

Sasha + Brandon’s Intimate Backyard Leap Day Elopement // Annapolis, MD

Meghan and I were friends in middle school….those awkward days ????????‍♀️. Even though Meghan and I knew each other first, her and Justin’s love story is a lot more epic than our middle school one ???? Meghan + Justin met in their Calc 3 class at AACC in 2016 (does anyone actually understand calc??). After […]

Meghan + Justins Downtown Annapolis Engagement Session

Olivia Reed Photo

My phone dinged with a DM from Taylor, a friend from high school. I swiped to open the notification and respond to her. She was wondering if I was free that weekend to shoot her best friend getting proposed to. Ummmm 4 finals to study for, graduation in 6 days, and a paper to write…did […]

Kathleen + Chris’s Surprise Proposal

Okay okay…I’ve never been the person to really share that much about music. I think music is super personal, so it’s never been a big talking point for me. But, recently more and more of my couples have asked for recommendations for not only reception music (for which I do have a public playlist) but […]

5 Love Songs You Need to Consider for Your First Dance

includes why an engagement session is so important, when to send save-the-dates, + how to order prints from your gallery!

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